Sister was an instant bestseller in the U.K. and quickly climbed the bestseller lists in the U.S. as well. The New York Times compared Rosamund Lupton to Kate Atkinson, Patricia Highsmith, and Ruth Rendell, and called Sister “both tear-jerking and spine-tingling.”
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But don’t just take the New York Times’ word for it! We all know that a recommendation from a friend is the best way to find a great new read. Your fellow RIFers are smart, voracious readers like you, and they have great things to say about Sister. Here are some excerpts of just a few of the amazing reviews RIFers shared with us (click the RIFer’s name to read the full review).
“The love between Beatrice and Tess is so tangible. Sister had me guessing until the end” – Tammy H
“A deeply affecting and well-written tale that takes the reader step by step through one sister’s journey to find the truth and to find forgiveness. – LA Musing
“I admire the love between Beatrice and Tess as much as I do Lupton’s ability to convey it through her writing.” -Sylvia
“Written in the form of a letter to the narrator’s missing sister, Rosamund Lupton’s debut novel Sister is wonderfully written and very captivating. It works remarkably well on two separate levels. On the one hand, the book is a solid, fascinating thriller which kept me hooked as I tried to unearth the mystery. On the other, it is a beautiful, touching account of loss and the bonds of sisterhood and family.” -Betty-Anne
“This book was a fantastic read: well-written and suspenseful. It was hard to put down. The main characters were so well-developed that they made you care about them.” – Anne M
“What a powerful story of the bonds of sisterhood!” – Jennifer B
“Full of suspense: yes. Compelling: yes. And when I thought I had figured out the ‘twist,’ it twisted one last time and left me with my mouth hanging open and tears running down my cheeks. Nicely done indeed.” – Tina W
“Really didn’t want it to end and was twisted up in it as others have stated! Passed it on to two friends after I finished, and they loved reading it also.” – Barbara P
Check out an excerpt of the book here: Sister by Rosamund Lupton.